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Nov 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> good evening. thanks for joining us. secretary of state john kerry has stopped in egypt. he sought to urge leaders that the united states stands behind its once close ally. >> the united states will continue to provide support that directly benefits the egyptian people in health and scholarships and private sector development and we are continuing assistance to help secure egypt's borders. >> the u.s. recently suspended much of its $1.3 billion military aid package to egypt because of the o ucuster of mohd morsi. it says they are unhappy with the u.s. criticism of egypt's new government, what they consider tepid u.n. support for the syrian rebels and ongoing nuclear negotiations with iran. in iran, the supreme leader ayatollah khamenei offered support for the west about the nuclear program. this comes as conservatives in iran have a conciliatory tone. the discussions between on thursday in geneva. >>> the former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, one former aide to the chancellor said that snowden has done the western world a great service and it's up to us to hel
Nov 17, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> thanks for joining us. a large, dangerous storm system is sweeping through the middle of the nation. the storm spawned tornados that did extensive damage in the small central illinois community of washington. in chicago, tens of thousands of fans attended the ravens/bears football game were advised to leave the stands and take cover. the game was suspended for nearly two hours. the storms, which are unusual for this time of year, also produced high winds and torrential downpours. in the philippines, new dramatic pictures were released today, showing the enormous power of the storm surge that hit the central philippines nine days ago when typhoon haiyan struck. authorities said the death count now stands at nearly 4,000, another 1,000 are still missing. president beneno aquino who has been widely criticized for the slow delivery of aid arrived in the city of tacloban where damage is severe and he says he'll stay there until damage improves. >> translator: when it comes to natural disasters, all we can do is pray, but it is also important to do all that we can. >> but others continue
Nov 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
sreenivasan. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. the central philippines have been devastated by what's being described as one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall. red cross officials estimate 1,200 people have been killed. typhoon hayian ripped through the eastern islands of the philippines. meteorologist said the storm had winds of 200 miles per hour when it came ashore. it crushed buildings, brought down power lines and left roads impassable. widespread flooding after a powerful storm surge. >> devastation is -- i don't have the words for it. it's really horrific. it's great human tragedy. there's no power. by the time the sunsets it's dark and, you know, you're just going to have to make your way to where you can find some shelter. >> filipino officials reported widespread looting in the aftermath of the storm. hayian is now heading towards vietnam where emergency preparations are being made and several hundred,000 people have been evacuated. for an eyewitness account we spoke earlier with a freelance journalist. the vast majority of the casualties occurred there. we ask
Nov 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
will join us from geneva with much more in a few minutes. >>> in aftghanistan he will stik to the plan to finalize a security talk after elections there next april. the u.s. wanted the deal done before the end of this year. the new pact will determine if american groups remain in afghanistan beyond 2014 in a non-combat role and if americans were responsible for a raid. >>> in pakistan an estimated 10 thousand people protested attacks. three militants were killed 234 one such attack. the protesters blocked a road used to ferry supplies to nato forces in afghanistan. >>> in poland today, more than 190 nations attending the annual united nations climate talks agreed on vague language that keeps alive the possibility of a pact two years from now. much of the meeting was dominated between disputes between the united states and countries on one side and china and india on another. a third of the world's population say they should not have to cut carbon emissions as much because they are still developing. >>> in the western united states, at least five deaths are reported after a powerful sto
Nov 2, 2013 5:30pm PDT
't be that expensive. >>> and the global gender gap. where the u.s. ranks. >> the u.s. doesn't fare very well compared to the very rich countries, and in some countries, many poorer countries do better than we do. >>> next on "pbs newshour weekend." >>> "pbs newshour weekend" is made possible by -- . >>> that's why we are your retirement company. additional support is provided by -- and by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. from the tisch studios at lincoln center in new york, hari sreenivasan. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. new cancellations at los angeles international airport day after the fatal shooting of an unarmed airport security officer. some passengers who fled the scene in panic were allowed to return to collect belongings today. an fbi investigation into the incident is under way. the alleged shooter who was wounded in an exchange with authorities was identified as a 23-year-old new jersey man living in los angeles. hours before the incident his family said he sent a text noefg one of his brothers sug
Nov 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
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Nov 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
the tisch wnet studios in lincoln center in new york. >> good evening. thanks for joining us. the united states and the world's other major powers today hailed the interim agreement struck last night with iran over that country's nuclear program. >> the united states, together with our close allies and partners took an important first step toward a comprehensive solution that addresses our concerns with the islamic republic of iran's nuclear program. under terms of the six-month deal announced in the middle of the night in geneva, switzerland, the west will ease some of its economic sanctions against iran. in return, iran agreed not to enrich its uranium beyond 5%, well below the level needed to develop a nuclear wep opinion upon inspectors will monitor the agreement. mohammed zarif. >> it is important that we all of us see the opportunity to end an unnecessary crisis and open new horizons based on respect for the rights of iranian people and remove afl aal of any doubte exclusively peaceful nature of iran's nuclear program. >> secretary of state john kerry sought to reassure israel whic
Nov 16, 2013 5:30pm PST
studios at lincoln center in new york. >> good evening. thanks for joining us. it's been more than a week since typhoon haiyan smashed into the philippines killing 3600 people and leaving 1200 more missing. today, some filipinos were searching through the rubble for lost loved ones. others lined up at the airport in tacloban to escape the devastated city. >> it's difficult to receive relief. our safety at our house is really quite not good yet. there's still a lot of looters and robbers. [ inaudible ] >> some relief is arriving. u.s. military helicopters dropped food and water to desperate storm survivors. the military is delivers hundreds of thousands of gallons of fresh water a day. filipino military choppers are delivering aid to stricken remote regions areas without power eight days after it struck with winds of 200 miles per hour. >> we land the helicopters from the populated areas. the people come in. >> as the days pass, stories are emerging about the extraordinary efforts people made to stay alive in the aftermath of last weekend's storm. we filed this report earlier in the week a
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